Birmingham bands for hire

If you want all the excitement and spontaneity of live music, but none of the hassle, hire a Birmingham band from Function Central. Choose from our wide range of talented acts to find your perfect entertainment.

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Promo Video
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from£675

Banzai

  • 3-6
  • (47)

Energetic party band playing crowd-rousing anthems by Huey Lewis, The Killers, Oasis, Amy Winehouse, Pharrell and more! Afternoon solo/duo acoustic sets, longer performances, larger line-ups and laptop DJ service available.

Happy / Proud Mary / Great Balls of Fire
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from£1,080

Mastersound

  • 4-7
  • (54)

Young and talented new party and wedding band in the West Midlands, featuring grand piano, male and female lead vocals and a host of rock, soul and pop anthems to get all your guests dancing – from Chuck Berry to Beyonce. Larger line-ups and laptop DJ service available.

Hold On I'm Coming / Call Me Al / One Dance
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from£1,685

Downtown Underground

  • 6-7
  • (67)

World-class pop, funk and soul function band, refreshing and recreating the classic soul sounds of the 60s, 70s and 80s, alongside soul-infused contemporary pop and R&B. DJ service and jazz/acoustic afternoon music available.

Promo Video
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from£1,240

The Misfits

  • 5-7
  • (52)

Stylish corporate and wedding band, featuring female lead vocals and a large set list of pop, Motown, soul, jazz, jive and vintage rock'n'roll. Booking options include male vocalist, brass section, afternoon/dinner jazz sets and DJ service.

Chelsea Dagger – The Fratellis
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from£625

The Crossfades

  • 3-5
  • (56)

One of our most popular South West wedding bands, The Crossfades serve up energetic, fun sets of vintage and modern rock, pop and indie music. Keyboardist, DJ service and solo acoustic set available.

Adventure Of A Lifetime – Coldplay
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from£2,760

Drum n Brass

  • 5-10
  • (56)

Young and animated brass band with an extensive song list of rock and pop floor-fillers and an incredible frontman/vocalist. This groundbreaking group have performed for royalty and offer the perfect alternative entertainment for your wedding or event!

Don't Wanna Miss A Thing / Killing In The Name Of
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from£1,845

The Brass Animals

  • 8
  • (15)

Knock-out New Orleans style brass party band with drums for Mardi Gras parades, festivals, funerals, surprise entries and dancing!

Happy – Pharrell Williams
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from£995

Agent Smith

  • 4
  • (198)

Exceptional party and wedding band playing everything from vintage 1950s rock’n’roll to cutting edge pop, indie and R&B. High profile clients include BT, Mini Cooper and Microsoft, and almost 200 positive reviews! Background acoustic duo sets, DJ service & winter discounts available.

Happy – Pharrell Williams
Play 'Happy – Pharrell Williams'
from£795

The Spooks

  • 3-4
  • (21)

Breathtaking vocals, lush harmonies and an explosive rhythm section – this West Midlands wedding party band play a wide selection of soul, disco, rock’n’roll and the latest indie to keep you dancing until the wee hours! DJ service available.

Steel Pan Power
from£550

Steel Pan Power

  • 3
  • (27)

Add some spice and a ray of sunshine to your event with this West Midlands-based steel pan band serving up a lively taste of the Caribbean! The band’s song list includes a colourful mix of reggae and modern styles.

King of the Swingers
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from£910

The Brasstones

  • 5-7
  • (14)

A fun and entertaining 7-piece outfit featuring a mighty sousaphone, horns, vocals, percussion & much more! Inspired by the sounds of the streets of New Orleans, with swing, jazz, ska, reggae, funk and latin influences as their trademark sound.

Proud Mary – Tina Turner
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from£750

The Jack Rabbits

  • 3-4
  • (41)

Fun and lively male-fronted wedding party band covering rock and pop music from the 1950s to the present day, from Jerry Lee Lewis to Jake Bugg, via Duran Duran and Oasis. DJ service, acoustic sets and female vocalist available.

Cake by the Ocean / Park Life / You Really Got Me / Feel It Still / Dakota
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from£875

The High Rollers

  • 3
  • (69)

High-impact party band, The High Rollers, specialise in classic indie rock hits by The Killers, Blur and The Kinks as well as brand new pop hits by Bruno Mars, DNCE and Pharrell Williams.

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from£525

The Wild Nights Duo

  • 2
  • (35)

Having played together in bands for over ten years, Jon and Ben listed everything they play and realised they know loads of great songs! Available to hire with DJ service for music throughout the evening.

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from£995

The Shenanigans

  • 4
  • (24)

Super-talented function band with both male and female vocals playing a range of catchy rock/pop anthems as well as the very latest chart music. DJ and acoustic sets available.

Summer of 69 – Bryan Adams
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from£895

The Different Lights

  • 4
  • (68)

Outstanding party band playing chart, indie, rock anthems and Britpop and featuring guitars, keyboards and vocal harmonies for a big, versatile sound! Laptop DJ service available, as well as acoustic guitar or solo cocktail piano sets for your afternoon reception.

4-piece Promo Video
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from£1,165

The Dip Dabs

  • 4-7
  • (43)

Top-flight party band delivering exceptional value for money, with male and female lead vocals and the best pop, rock and soul hits. Extra musicians available, including brass section, rapper and strings, as well as acoustic sets and DJ service.

The Mod Cons
from£1,060

The Mod Cons

  • 4
  • (52)

Exciting male-fronted wedding and party band, playing music from all decades but specialising in the swinging 60s! Stunningly authentic performances using incredible vintage equipment. Extra performances, low-season rates and DJ service available.

Showreel
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from£1,230

The Electric Collective

  • 5
  • (2)

Available in a range of exciting line-ups, these outstanding musicians are equipped with their own, unique spin on your favourite hits to keep your guests partying late in to the night!

Treasure - Bruno Mars
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from£1,220

The Rumours

  • 4
  • (15)

Believe everything you hear about these guys! The Rumours are a vibrant 4-piece band that come with boundless energy and an infectious love for mixing the latest hits from Bruno Mars and George Ezra with timeless classics from Chic, Earth Wind & Fire and The Beatles.

Happy Daze Promo Video (Johnny B. Goode)
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from£750

Happy Daze

  • 3-4
  • (76)

Hugely popular all-male party and wedding covers band playing feel-good sing-along classics with an emphasis on vintage rock and pop music. Fantastic value! Hire the band’s DJ service and afternoon acoustic sets for non-stop music through the day. Midweek discounts available.

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from£1,095

Wireless

  • 4-5
  • (19)

Experienced male-fronted party and wedding band with a fantastic live show and a song list covering rock and pop music from The Beatles and Elvis to Ed Sheeran and Bruno Mars. Extra musicians, afternoon acoustic sets and DJ service available!

Alright – Supergrass
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from£750

Hudson

  • 3
  • (125)

One of our leading wedding bands in the North West, Hudson are a powerful trio playing everything from uptempo 50s rock'n'roll to last week's number 1. DJ service, extra musicians and acoustic sets for your drinks reception or meal also available.

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from£735

The Resets

  • 3-5
  • (20)

Quirky and retro acoustic trio and band playing modern pop songs in a gypsy jazz style. Available as a quartet and quintet with stunning female vocalists and percussion. Free laptop DJ service.

I Believe In A Thing Called Love – Dangermouse
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from£860

Dangermouse

  • 3
  • (22)

The finest party and wedding band performing rock, indie, R&B and chart music with charisma and energy! Hire the band’s DJ service for a seamless night of music.


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What sort of music do our Birmingham party bands play?

If you’re planning a family event such as a birthday or corporate do, hire a Birmingham party band to play upbeat, mainstream cover songs from all eras, that everyone loves. Or if you’d like to fill the dancefloor at your office party, how about hiring one of our Birmingham function bands? They play something for everyone, from soul classics for the funkateer in accounts to chart hits for the post boy!

Our Birmingham wedding bands range from 3-piece or 4-piece guitar-based bands right up to stomping funk and soul bands complete with horn sections and extra backing singers. Most of them are happy to learn a first dance or special song just for your event, whether you want dance or pop by Birmingham natives Fine Young Cannibals or metal by Black Sabbath!

Birmingham musicians for the daytime

We don’t just do bands for the evening party – we represent some of the best background musicians in Birmingham. How about a steel pan band or mellow Birmingham jazz band for your drinks reception?

If you’re not sure about what kind of music would suit your event, venue and guests, why not get in touch? Our experts can take you through the options, and help you find the perfect local band in Birmingham for your event!

Where do our Birmingham function bands play?

Our Birmingham function bands have performed throughout the city, including: Edgbaston, Solihull, Stourbridge, Yardley, Kidderminster, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Warwickshire. Save on travel costs by hiring a local band anywhere in the UK. Browse the menu below to find a band near you.

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